Joint tumors
Synovial chondrosarcoma

Topic Completed: 1 June 2013

Minor changes: 30 September 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Synovial chondrosarcoma [title]

Vijay Shankar, M.D.
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Cite this page: Shankar V. Synovial chondrosarcoma. website. Accessed May 24th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Very rare
  • Very difficult to distinguish low grade chondrosarcoma from chondromatosis (Sarcoma 2003;7:69)
Case reports
Gross description
  • May be more expansile than synovial osteochondromatosis
Gross images

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Various images of extracapsular hip specimen after fixation and bisection

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Cartilage cells have cytologic features of malignancy
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Tumor tissue permeating cortical bone and filling marrow spaces

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